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Synthesizer Specifications (Select Model)
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PTS 500 FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZER

  • 1 MHz to 500 MHz
  • +3 to +13 dBm output
  • choice of resolution
  • very low phase noise
  • fast switching, 5-20 µs
  • fully programmable, BCD or GPIB
  • modular flexibility, remote-only versions
  • 7 decades of DDS resolution available
    (with phase-continuous switching)

 

NOTE:  PTS 500 shown for illustration in "M" and "V" cabinets. Consult catalog for full cabinet style listing and cabinet mechanical specifications.


SPECIFICATIONS
 
Frequency Range: 1.000 000 0 MHz to 499.999 999 9 MHz
  Resolution: 0.1 Hz to 100 KHz, optional in decades
  Accuracy: same as frequency standard
  Control: manual by 10-position dial;
    remote by TTL-level parallel entry BCD or GPIB (optional)
 
Switching Time   (to within 0.1 radian at new frequency)
  100 MHz - 10 MHz digit: 20 µseconds
  1 MHz - 0.1 Hz digit: 5 µseconds
 
Output Level: +3 to +13 dBm (1V max, 50 Ω ), metered in dBm and volts (rms)
  Flatness: 0.5 dB
  Impedance: 50 Ω 
  Control: manual by front panel control; remote by analog voltage
 
Spurious   (at full power output, +13 dBm)
Outputs Discrete: -70 dBc (-55 dBc, 1/2 & 3/2 fout above 250 MHz)
  Harmonics: -30 dBc at full output (-40 dBc at lower level)
  Phase Noise: -63 dBc (0.5 Hz to 15 KHz) including effects of internal standard
  £ (1Hz): 100 Hz/ -100 dBc, 1 KHz/ -110 dBc, 10 KHz/ -120 dBc, 100 KHz/ -125 dBc
  Noise Floor: - 135 dBc/Hz
 
Frequency Internal: OCXO or TCXO
Standard   3x10-9/day 1x10-8/day
    1x10-8/0-50 C 1x10-6/0-50 C
    1x10-6/year 2x10-6/year
  External Drive: 10 MHz, 0.4 Vrms into 300 Ω ; 5 MHz, 0.5 Vrms into 300 Ω 
  Aux. Output: 10.000 MHz, 0.4 Vrms into 50 Ω 
    (Note: internal or external standard required for operation)
 
General Operating Ambient: 0 - 55 C, 95% R.H.
  Power: 105 - 125V, 50 - 400 Hz, 50W (100, 220, 240V optional)
  Dimensions: 19 x 5.25 x 18 inches (relay rack or bench cabinet)
  Weight: 35 lbs.
 
For units equipped with a DDS-TLU option, specifications are modified as follows:
DDS Option:   H K
Phase-Continuous
Switching Range
  100 KHz thru 0.1 Hz digits
(~1 MHz bandwidth)
10 KHz thru 0.1 Hz digits
(~100 KHz bandwidth)
 
Frequency Resolution: 0.1 Hz (0.2 Hz, 250-500MHz) 0.1 Hz
  Optional Phase Rotation: 0 - 360 in .36 steps
(.72 steps, 250-500 MHz)
N/A
 
Switching Time   (within phase-continuous range) < 1 µs transient, 2 µs delay
 
Spurious Discrete: -60 dBc -70 dBc
Outputs Phase Noise: -63 dBc -63 dBc
 
Pricing (USA domestic) $7,450 (100 KHz resolution) to $9,295 (0.1 Hz resolution) plus any other options.

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